Ghost Recon Wildlands Review – A Wide Open Bullet Ballet

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Ubisoft I can only imagine what perhaps went down during a Ubisoft development meeting. Developer A: “Well, we’ve been trying to make the perfect open-world shooter for a while now.” Developer B: “Yeah, we have.” Developer A: “But then Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain happened.” Developer B: “Yup” [sigh].…

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 (Beta) Review – A Stealth Lover’s Paradise

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 CI Games Tactical shooters and stealth action games have a long and storied past within the video gaming realm. I remember playing a vast multitude of the arcade-y types of pixilated Japanese shooting games, in local arcades back in the day, and lost many a quarter to them. Although I did…

Tom Clancy’s The Division Review – A Bodacious, Highly-Ballistic Bonanza

Tom Clancy’s The Division Ubisoft A few gaming friends and I carefully navigated our way down a dilapidated avenue near Manhattan’s once grand Grand Central Station, now a burned out shadow of its former glory. We’d just emerged victorious from a harrowing firefight (literally) with a large contingent of Cleaners—flamethrower wielding paramilitary types who had…

Fallout 4—A Compelling, Story-Driven Experience

Fallout 4 Bethesda Software My adopted canine companion and I carefully navigated through the rubble-strewn Boston suburb, scavenging for anything of value. I was role-playing Fallout 4’s main protagonist to the extent that I’d decided that ultimately, he wanted to grow a simple garden somewhere safe and enjoy as many years that he could in…